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Gambling addiction

Gambling addiction: Introduction

A mental health disorder involving a compulsive need to gamble. Sufferers are generally unable to control their urge to gamble even if it causes them financial hardship and affects their daily lives or their relationships. ...more »

Symptoms of Gambling addiction

Treatments for Gambling addiction

  • Recognition of the problem by the patient
  • Behavioural and cognitive based psychotherapy
  • Gamblers Anonymous - structured along the lines of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Medications
    • Anti depressants such as SSRI's may be useful to treat associated anxiety and depression
  • more treatments...»

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Gambling addiction: Related Patient Stories

Gambling addiction: Deaths

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Gambling addiction: Complications

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Causes of Gambling addiction

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Disease Topics Related To Gambling addiction

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Gambling addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Gambling addiction

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Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these...read more »

Gambling addiction: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Gambling addiction

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Gambling addiction: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Gambling addiction

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